Brian and Ericka



The Amazing Race 15
1st Leg: 6th Place
2nd Leg: 10th Place
3rd Leg: 4th Place
4th Leg: 3rd Place
5th Leg: 2nd Place
6th Leg: 4th Place
7th Leg: 5th Place *
8th Leg: 3rd Place
9th Leg: 4th Place
10th Leg: 4th Place/Non-elimination leg
11th Leg: 3rd Place
Final Leg: 3rd Place

* - Arrived 5th, but were issued a 30-minute penalty because they did not travel by bicycle to the Detour as instructed in their clue. This did not affect their placement.

Brian and Ericka are one of the teams on the fifteenth season of The Amazing Race. They have been married for over two years now, after having met in college—and seven years of persistence on his part.

Brian Kleinschmidt, 27, hails from Nashville, TN, and works as a marketing tour manager.

Ericka Dunlap, 27, also hails from Nashville, TN, and works as an entertainer. She is also a former beauty queen, having been crowned as Miss America in 2004.

Birth Name

Brian and Ericka


The Amazing Race, Season 15, 3rd Place


"This Is Not My Finest Hour" – Ericka
"We’re Not Meant for the Swamp" – Brian
"We're Not Working With Anybody, Ever, Anymore!" – Ericka

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